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Janet Kay (Schaper) Tharp

October 20, 1950 ~ August 3, 2018 (age 67)
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JANET K. (SCHAPER) THARP (October 20, 1950 – August 3, 2018)

Resident of Cypress Texas formerly of Wichita Kansas passed away on August 3, 2018.

Janet was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. She began working for State Farm Insurance Company in 1976 and worked as a claim representative, claim estimator, and also worked on the Catastrophe Team.  She retired from State Farm in 2010.

Survivors include daughter, Cathy Bush and husband Butch Bush of Colwich, Kansas. Daughter Christy Alspaw and husband Kevin Alspaw of Cypress, Texas.

Grandchildren: Dylan Bush, Benjamin Alspaw, Nicholas Alspaw, Michael Alspaw and Amanda Frank.

Great grandchildren: Preston, Violet, Lily, Breena, Delaney & Asher

Brothers: Dale Schaper, Jr., Jay Schaper & Phillip Schaper

She was preceeded in death by her husband, Richard Lee Tharp and parents Dale Schaper Sr. & Pearl Fuller Schaper.

Memorial Service to be held, Friday August 10, 2018 at Cypress-Fairbanks Funeral Home – 9926 Jones Road, Cypress, TX 77065 at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to: 

Ranchcritters – 24520 Levy Ln., Hempstead, TX 77445 –


Abandoned Animal Rescue – 32632 Wright Road, Magnolia, TX 77355 –


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